This week, we’re talking to professor and writer Daphne Brooks about the soundtrack to Waiting to Exhale. We continue our Music and Popcorn miniseries, where we chat about some of our favorite movie soundtracks. This week, we’re talking to professor and writer Daphne Brooks about the soundtrack to Waiting to Exhale. We get into Babyface’s prolific career, Whitney Houston’s presence on both the soundtrack and the movie, and the mystery surrounding DJ Theo Mizuhara.
Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh is behind the score to multiple Wes Anderson films, including Bottle Rocket, , The Royal Tenenbaums, and The Life Aquatic. A collection of unused themes, rough sketches, and outtakes from those soundtracks will provide the score to a new museum exhibition. The Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s “This Is an Adventure: Accidentally Wes Anderson” exhibit is set to run from September 17 - January 2. It showcases work from the Instagram feed @accidentallywesanderson. Find more information on the museum’s website.
Devo leader Mark Mothersbaugh was one of the key Wes Anderson collaborators and is responsible for a number of soundtrack scores to Wes Anderson’s films, including Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, and The Life Aquatic. Now, an exhibition titled “This is an Adventure: Accidentally Wes Anderson,” that will be...
I used to be enamored with the turbocharged 2.0-liter engine format. I owned a 2004 Subaru WRX, with its turbo boxer mill, and liked it quite a bit, rough though it could be. Then turbo-fours, often displacing the same 2.0 liters, began replacing heavier and thirstier naturally aspirated V6 powerplants across the industry, and I was on board.
Eddie Vedder‘s daughter Olivia has provided vocals on the song that soundtracks the latest film from Sean Penn. The first trailer for Flag Day, a new drama directed by the Oscar-winner, features Olivia singing a new track called ‘My Father’s Daughter’. Written by the Pearl Jam frontman and Once songwriter...
There were a few things everyone wanted to talk about in 2001: low-rise jeans, Harry Potter, Britney Spears' infamous VMAs performance with a python. What else made that list? The Princess Diaries. Based on the YA novels by Meg Cabot, Disney's The Princess Diaries follows socially awkward San Francisco teen...
Do you enjoy horror movie soundtracks? If so, please help my friend Bridgette Brenmark meet her Kickstarter goal. It’s a VERY cool project, with some wonderful rewards! 🙂. As I write this, there are only 35 hours left. But we can still make it. 🎃 The Kickstarter is here. HAUNTING...
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Nintendo’s impressive, wide-reaching catalog includes plenty of excellent musical scores. A great soundtrack can elevate a game and punctuate its most incredible moments. There are several examples of this throughout Nintendo’s library – I’m sure some are coming to mind for you as you read this. So, today I’m asking: out of all of Nintendo’s soundtracks, which is your favorite?
Something much of the world discovered during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo this summer is that many of Japan’s best composers are working in the videogame industry. Game soundtracks have never been better, and there’s a YouTuber who has devoted his channel to sharing his love for the music of MMORPGs like Final Fantasy XIV and Genshin Impact, action-adventure games like Nier: Automata, and even the relaxing block-building of Minecraft.
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles’ Stellar Soundtracks Available on Spotify, Amazon Music, and Steam; Over 100 Songs
The official Ace Attorney Twitter account has announced that the soundtracks for The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, containing the two titles The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures and The Great Ace Attorney: Resolve, are now available to listen to on the following music services:. Amazon Music (The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures,...
Alessia Cara is contributing her music to the upcoming anime series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, on Adult Swim. A new trailer for the series debuted during San Diego Comic-Con@Home experience, featuring the new original Alessia track “Feel You Now.” She’ll also have other music featured in the series, set to debut later this fall.
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It was time for Peet Montzingo to face the music. The Los Angeles musician had been playing random pranks on his mom, Vicki, and uploading the videos to his TikTok account for a while when he began to notice that she was becoming “desensitized” to them. He knew it was...
This week all soundtrack keys were distributed, so if your indiegogo backer tier includes them, check your email and get into the groooove 🎶. I was just listening to them again, and Michael really outdid himself this time. If you can't find your keys, shoot me an email and we'll get you sorted out and dancing in no time.
Flag Day, a new drama film directed by Sean Penn, just got its first trailer and it features an unexpected music cameo. Singing atop the clip is Olivia Vedder, the daughter of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder, with a song called “My Father’s Daughter.” Check it out below. Written by...